Our Services
 
We provide formatting for printed and for digital books. Please use the following link to discover the available sizes and paper quality offered to authors.
For hardcover books, there is a minimum of twenty books with the price fixed at varying tiers of cost. We need to know the number of pages, trim size, black and white or full color interior file,, and the number of photographs for the interior file before we can provide a price.
Our company offers proofreading, that is light editing, and Chicago style editing for professionally finished works.
We do both standard and custom cover designs.
If you require marketing expertise, we can refer you to credible references.

Our publishing process starts with quality printing.
Once ordered, your book will be printed on-demand using the latest digital printing technology available. Your book's interior will be produced in full-color or black and white, depending upon the option you have selected. All book covers are printed in full-color on cover stock and finished with a protective laminate-coating. Hardbacks have high quality covers.
What you can expect:
     · Soft covers are printed on durable stock in full-color and laminated for durability.
     · Our books are library-quality.
     · Professional trade paperback binding ensures a book to be proud of.
     · Books are printed to meet demand, so you benefit from inventory freedom.
Black and White Books
     · 55# White or 55# Cream Paper
     · Full-color laminated covers, Matte or Glossy finish
     · Industry-standard trim sizes
Full-Color Books
     · Four-color printing process
     · 60# White Paper
     · Full-color laminated covers, Matte or Glossy finish
     · Industry-standard trim sizes
Choose a Trim Size
You can select from a variety of standard and custom trim sizes, but you'll need to select one of the industry-standard sizes below to be eligible to sell your book through Expanded Distribution channels.
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Important: Books with cream paper must be one of the following trim sizes: 5" x 8", 5.25" x 8", 5.5" x 8.5", or 6" x 9" in order to enroll in Expanded Distribution.
 
Black and White Paperback Books
Trim Size White Paper Cream Paper Industry Standard
  Page Count Page Count  
5 x 8 inches
12.7 x 20.32 centimeters
24 - 828 24 - 740
5.06 x 7.81 inches
12.9 x 19.8 centimeters
24 - 828 24 - 740
5.25 x 8 inches
13.335 x 20.32 centimeters
24 - 828 24 - 740
5.5 x 8.5 inches
13.97 x 21.59 centimeters
24 - 828 24 - 740
6 x 9 inches
15.24 x 22.86 centimeters
24 - 828 24 - 740
6.14 x 9.21 inches
15.6 x 23.4 centimeters
24 - 828 24 - 740
6.69 x 9.61 inches
17 x 24.4 centimeters
24 - 828 24 - 740
7 x 10 inches
17.78 x 25.4 centimeters
24 - 828 24 - 740
7.44 x 9.69 inches
18.9 x 24.6 centimeters
24 - 828 24 - 740
7.5 x 9.25 inches
19.1 x 23.5 centimeters
24 - 828 24 - 740
8 x 10 inches
20.32 x 25.4 centimeters
24 - 440 24 - 400
8.25 x 6 inches
20.955 x 15.24 centimeters
24 - 220 24 - 200  
8.25 x 8.25 inches
20.955 x 20.955 centimeters
24 - 220 24 - 200  
8.5 x 8.5 inches
21.59 x 21.59 centimeters
24 - 630 24 - 570  
8.5 x 11 inches
21.59 x 27.94 centimeters
24 - 630 24 - 570
Want to create your own custom trim size?
"Enter my own size" trim sizes can be sold on Amazon.com and your eStore, but are ineligible for the Bookstores and Online Retailers channel within Expanded Distribution.
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There is more to learn about trim size requirements for each Expanded Distribution channel.
 
Full-Color Paperback Books
Trim Size White Paper Industry Standard
  Page Count  
5 x 8 inches
12.7 x 20.32 centimeters
24 - 480  
5.06 x 7.81 inches
12.9 x 19.8 centimeters
24 - 480  
5.25 x 8 inches
13.335 x 20.32 centimeters
24 - 480  
5.5 x 8.5 inches
13.97 x 21.59 centimeters
24 - 480
6 x 9 inches
15.24 x 22.86 centimeters
24 - 480
6.14 x 9.21 inches
15.6 x 23.4 centimeters
24 - 480
6.69 x 9.61 inches
17 x 24.4 centimeters
24 - 480  
7 x 10 inches
17.78 x 25.4 centimeters
24 - 480
7.44 x 9.69 inches
18.9 x 24.6 centimeters
24 - 480  
7.5 x 9.25 inches
19.1 x 23.5 centimeters
24 - 480  
8 x 10 inches
20.32 x 25.4 centimeters
24 - 480
8.25 x 6 inches
20.955 x 15.24 centimeters
24 - 212  
8.25 x 8.25 inches
20.955 x 20.955 centimeters
24 - 212  
8.5 x 8.5 inches
21.59 x 21.59 centimeters
24 - 480
8.5 x 11 inches
21.59 x 27.94 centimeters
24 - 480
If you are interested, please contact us at info@SouthernOaksPublishingLLC.com.
We do not collect your valuable royalties or charge a commission on your sales. Southern Oaks Publishing, LLC does not hold your copyright or intellectual property as ransom. You keep your copyrights and properties.
 
 
 

John Rossman
 


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